Cab hits pedestrians: 16-year-old killed & 11 others injured

9 August 2020 08:23 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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A 16-year-old student was killed and eleven others were injured when a cab ran over them at Aralaganwila today. 

Police said the cab which was travelling from Dehiattakandiya to Aralaganwila had crashed on to a group of students returning from a private class at Bogas Junction in Aralaganwila at around 3 p.m today. 

The injured were admitted to the Polonnaruwa and Aralaganwila Hospitals. 

They were aged between 14 and 16 years. The 16-year-old, a resident of Ranmalthenna, died on admission to the Aralaganwila Hospital. 

The driver of the cab was taken into the custody. Hospital sources said that four of the students were in a critical condition.

 

  Comments - 2

  • Wasantha dissanayake Monday, 10 August 2020 09:41 AM

    Covid deaths are getting lower and accidents are rising once again. Dear drivers please drive carefully.just keep in your mind it's not only you there on the road when you drive..

    Anthony Monday, 10 August 2020 10:07 AM

    I AM SURE THIS CAB WILL BELONG TO A POLITICIAN, HOPE THE POLICE WILL DO JUSTICE AND BRING TO LIGHT THE TRUTH.


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